M Y A N M A R

Mingalabar! is a greeting word in Myanmar means welcome and a wish for good fortune. Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is one of the most magical and undiscovered destinations in the world, a golden land of breathtaking beauty and charm that is steeped in fascinating history and traditions, the land of faith, almost 90% of…

M Y A N M A R – Burmese Monk and Nun

Burmese Monk and Nun Buddhism in Myanmar is predominantly of the Theravada tradition, almost 90% of the population practicing Buddhism and  Myanmar also is the most religious country in the world. Theravada Buddhism is strongest in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Burma (Myanmar). The basis of all forms of Buddhism is to use meditation…

M Y A N M A R – Sunrise and Sunset at BAGAN

Sunrise and Sunset at B A G A N Bagan in central Burma is one of the world’s greatest archeological sites. Bagan’s spectacular plain has more than 2,200 pagodas, temples, monasteries and other structures on it, most left over from the city’s heyday between the 11th and 13th Centuries, when it was the capital of…